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Specialist, Inventory Control

Requisition Id:  347007
Business Unit:  Last Mile

Ellenton, FL, US, 34222


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


​​​​​​​$500 sign-on bonus offered to eligible participants hired while the program is in effect, paid in two installments. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. 

Logistics done differently

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. As the Inventory Control Specialist, you will be responsible for a variety of important administrative tasks. You’ll also provide solutions for customer issues. On our team, you’ll have the tools to succeed and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Process paperwork for potential contract carriers; perform billing and data entry tasks for multiple locations
  • Communicate with customers to advise them on shipment delays and/or other information necessary to complete orders; process changes and/or cancellations to delivery orders
  • Assist with monitoring the progress of delivery routes throughout the U.S. and Canada; track returned products and short shipments
  • Support the dispatch of contract carriers operating 6-7 days per week, including entering orders, editing, routing, scheduling, managing changes and updating all systems properly
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Prepare billing, invoicing and settlements in a timely and accurate manner

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1 year of related work experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instructions

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, including handling a high volume of phone calls, technical problems and changes in departmental priorities or procedures
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with excellent attention to detail

Be part of something big.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa

Job Segment: Data Entry, Inventory, Administrative, Bilingual, Operations